Research shows that cities benefit from car-free days in many ways.
The beauty of rainwater harvesting is that anybody can do it.
Shared toilets have been shown to be linked to poor health outcomes.
The health challenges that Nairobi can expect in the wake of heavy rains are largely preventable.
Nairobi's new governor should learn from the mistakes of the past
Refugee policy may well be a humanitarian issue. But it is also a development issue.
Research explores why parents in Nairobi actively choose to send their children to private schools, despite the financial constraints.
Only a quarter of Nairobi's solid waste reaches the main dumpsite east of the city. Piles of uncollected garbage are a common sight across the capital.
Scholars have started to investigate what it really means to be middle class in Africa.
A new programme in Kenya's largest maximum prison is teaching inmates how to become mindful leaders by harnessing their thoughts and emotions, and living in the power of now.
Although hypertension can easily be detected in Africa, up to half of the population are unaware of their condition.
Involving the public in data collection - through crowd sourcing - to produce critical public services such as maps and transit apps helps build new conversations on how the system can be improved.
Microbial-based solutions are perhaps the best-kept secret in agricultural innovation.
Building better, inclusive cities involves enabling the wise use of public land and taxes to ensure that high-quality housing and amenities are provided for all at a lower cost.
Forget fences and international agreements. This five-year study in the Serengeti has found the way forward.
For most women, participating in the labour force is dependent on whether they have adequate child care they can rely on.
Residents in Nairobi's urban slums are opting for fast food rather than the healthy alternatives, which is increasing their risk of developing diabetes.
Kenya's universities have become hotbeds of ethnic tension and conflict. This has affected everything from staff appointments to broader institutional governance.
Urban planning and development in Africa has been fraught with many challenges. A study of Accra and Nairobi provides some lessons on what needs to improve.
Kenya's free primary and secondary education policies don't benefit the country's poorest children.